HR Support Advisor

Compass Fostering - Bradford (ideal for a recent HR graduate)

HR Support Advisor

Salary:£19,000 D.O.E
Hours:37.5 per week
Closing Date:Ongoing


We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, and friendly HR Support Advisor to join our busy HR team based in Bradford.

The role will provide a central HR function to our fostering and residential services, supporting employees and line managers with HR policy and processes.

Main Duties

On a day to day basis, you will be:

  • Providing advice to managers and employees and respond to queries
  • Provide HR support and advice, guidance and coaching to managers on case activity including disciplinary, performance and grievance
  • Proactive management of absence, liaising with managers to identify ways to reduce and proactively manage sickness in line with policy and procedure
  • A point of contact for maternity cases, providing advice to managers and employees and liaison with payroll
  • Provide a range of support to ensure we meet our legal and regulatory obligations
  • Updating and maintaining the HR Information System
  • Responsible for the reporting to HR of monthly HR Key Performance Indicators, (KPI’s) ensuring that deadlines are met, trends analysed and recommendations made

Experience and Abilities:

The ideal candidate will be a recent HR graduate, or have relevant work experience in HR.

You should also have excellent administration skills, an eye for detail, be IT literate with knowledge of the Microsoft Office package including Excel. You should be able to work quickly and efficiently under pressure, and be able to prioritise your workload effectively.

You should have great communication skills, both written and verbal, and be able to build relationships with people at all levels. You should be able to work as part of a team, whilst also using your initiative and raising any concerns or issues to the relevant person.

Compass Community is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all post are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our services.


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